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Dinosaur Christmas

Dinosaur Christmas

by Jerry Pallotta Illustrated by Howard McWilliam

What did Santa use to pull his sleigh before he had reindeer? Dinosaurs!

Santa Claus reminisces about "the good old days" when dinosaurs pulled his sleigh. The Tyrannosaurus rex wouldn't stop licking Santa, the Pterosaurs flew too high, and the Maiasauras ate presents when no one was looking! Santa thinks the reindeer are a treasure. But when he and his old dinosaur pals look in on a little girl who's sleeping, he admits that sometimes he misses "the good old days."

Children will love meeting Santa's prehistoric friends in Jerry Pallotta's silly and sweet new classic. Beautifully illustrated by Howard McWilliam, Dinosaur Christmas is a Christmas like no other!

Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
1.3
Lexile Measure
210L
DRA
30
Guided Reading
N
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Animal Stories

About the Author and Illustrator

Jerry Pallotta Back in 1985, Jerry Pallotta was an insurance salesman, looking for creative ways to teach his children their ABCs. At the age of 32, his imaginative ideas led to him to write and publish his very first book, The Ocean Alphabet Book. He has since created more than 20 alphabet books, and has expanded into creative books for teaching basic math as well.
Howard McWilliam Howard McWilliam is a children's book illustrator.

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